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These East Tennessee cities scored big on list of in-demand spots for homebuyers, analysis shows
It's no secret that Tennessee home prices have risen steadily since the pandemic, and 2023 continued to be a disheartening market for many aspiring homebuyers. But with mortgage rates steadily declining, 2024 might finally be the year to purchase a home. The market is still extremely competitive, however, and low housing stock means that...
Sullivan County Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report: 18 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories
Sullivan County Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report: 18 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories. During the last week, Sullivan County reported a total of 18 crimes. The most common crime was theft, accounting for 6 cases, followed by other crimes, which included drug and narcotic violations, with 5 cases. Assaults were reported 4 times, while arrests were made in 2 instances. There was a single case of burglary. The data indicates a concerning prevalence of theft and drug-related crimes in the place, requiring increased vigilance and proactive measures from the law enforcement agencies. The severity of these crimes necessitates immediate attention and action to ensure public safety and maintain law and order in Sullivan County.
Stoney Creek RV fire sends one to hospital
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — One person was taken to a hospital after an RV caught fire in Carter County. It happened on State Route 91 near the Volunteer Market. Officials at the scene said one person believed to be the driver was taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries is unclear. The Stoney […]
Carter County Commission approves purchase for archives space
By Robert Sorrell Star Correspondent The Carter County government is one step closer to having a space for archives after the commission approved the possible purchase of the Dashiell Masonic Lodge in Elizabethton on Tuesday. In recent years, official county records have been stored in various places in the county, including at the Workforce Development […] The post Carter County Commission approves purchase for archives space appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
2 arrested after deputy bit by dog in Washington County, TN, authorities say
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WCYB) — Two people were arrested after a deputy was bitten in the leg by a dog on Tuesday evening, according to the Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to an incident in the 400 block of Mayberry Road. According to authorities, 46-year-old Christina Chess...
Taste of Italy in Elizabethton: The Top 3 Italian Dining Destinations
In this article, we'll be exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants in Elizabethton. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
How personal income has changed in Carter County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Carter County, Tennessee and how it compares to state and national levels.
Johnson City Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 27 Incidents and 13 Crime Stories
Johnson City Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 27 Incidents and 13 Crime Stories. During the last week, Johnson City reported a total of 27 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was theft, with 7 instances, followed by vandalism and arrests, each with 5 instances. Assault and other types of crime were reported 4 times, while trespass and burglary were the least reported, each with only 1 instance. This data paints a concerning picture of the safety situation in the place. The high number of theft cases suggests a potential issue with property crimes, while the equal number of vandalism and arrests might indicate a problem with public order. The relatively low number of assault cases, however, is a slightly positive note in an otherwise troubling report. It's clear that more needs to be done to address crime in Johnson City, particularly in tackling theft and vandalism.
Elizabethton, TN Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around elizabethton.
Storm Team 11: Last sunny and mild day of the week as rain returns Thursday
March-like warmth continues today thanks to more sunshine and a southwest wind ushering in milder change. Highs will range from the mid 50s in the mountains to the low 60s in the Tri-Cities. Scattered showers will drift into the region beginning Thursday evening. Rain becomes widespread and likely Thursday night...
UETHDA announces commodity distributions for March in ET area
The Upper East Human Development Agency has announced its upcoming commodity distributions in the area. Commodities will be distributed March 7 at Elizabethton Grace Baptist Church, 1114 Broad St. Distribution will be Wednesday, March 20, at First Christian Church, 401 W. Main St., Mountain City. The distribution will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will end […] The post UETHDA announces commodity distributions for March in ET area appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Johnson City, TN
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to johnson city..
Another ATM theft in the Tri Cities reported
Officers responded to an ATM alarm shortly before 5 a.m. Monday at the Greeneville Federal Bank on Tusculum Boulevard. Officers found a truck backed up to the ATM with a chain attached to the back. The amount of cash stolen was not reported. T he burglary matches others reported in the region since October. Three ATMs in Johnson City, another in Mosheim in November. The Carter County Bank ATM on Milligan Highway was targeted and a Roan Mountain ATM was broken into using a skid steer. A North Carolina man was arrested for the Roan Mountain burglary, but that theft is not believed to be connected to the others.
Child flu, MRSA cases resulting in serious illness and death, local health officials say
Child flu, MRSA cases resulting in serious illness and death, local health officials say.
Deputies arrest 3 on meth charges after searching Johnson City home
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Three people were arrested Friday after the Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) searched a home in Johnson City. A news release from the WCSO states deputies executed a search warrant at a home in the 100 block of Pickle Road to apprehend Loretta Green, 59. Green reportedly had an […]
Johnson City Schools one of just 12 districts statewide named 'exemplary'
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Johnson City Schools was named one of just 12 "exemplary" districts statewide in the Tennessee Department of Education's (TDOE) annual "District Accountability" rankings.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.86 and $2.99 in Elizabethton as of 2024-02-21. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Bell Helicopter donates $30k to Disabled American Veterans
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. (WCYB) — A local business is giving back to veterans in a big way. Bell Helicopter in Piney Flats sold t-shirts and collected donations during the past year, in support of the Bluff City chapter of the group Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Today, Bell presented a...
Tea and so much more at The Philosopher’s House
Ren Allen and Miku Kubota from The Philosopher’s House, showcase some of their amazing tea selections, and tell us about some of the fun and educational programs taking place at the tea room located in downtown Johnson City! To find out more about The Philosopher’s House, please watch the attached videos!
Indian Trail Middle School mourns loss of student
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Students, faculty, and staff at Indian Trail Middle School are mourning the loss of a student. A memorial has been set up near the school’s softball field for eighth-grader Charlee Blackburn. The principal said Blackburn passed away over the weekend. “This loss deeply impacts us all, and our thoughts and […]